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Indian Ocean Row Statistics

As Compiled by Oceanrowing.com
Last update October 2015

Historic Oceanrows -

 

Modern Day Oceanrows -    

 

COMPLETED

SOLO 7
PAIR/SOLO 1
PAIR 4
THREE 1
FOUR 5
SEVEN 1
EIGHT 1
TOTAL 20

INCOMPLETE

SOLO 12
PAIR 8
FOUR 1
TOTAL 21

 

4 solo rowers undertook two attempts each,
  and the second attempt was successful

  Incomplete Completed
Anders Svedlund 1 solo 1 solo
Simon Chalk 1 pair 1 solo
Sarah Outen 1 solo 1 solo
Roz Savage 1 solo 1 solo


 

Rows  Completed

 Solo  E-W

NO

FIRST
NAME

SURNAME

COUNTRY

BOAT

MILES

DEPART

ARRIVAL

DAYS

FROM TO

1

Anders Svedlund

Sweden

Roslagena

4313

April 21 1971

June 23 1971

64

Kalbarri (Western Australia)

A beach near Diego Suarez, Madagascar

2

Simon Chalk

GB

True Spirit

4027

Feb 27 2003

June 15 2003

107

Kalbarri (Western Australia) Longitude of Rafael Island

3

Pavel Rezvoy

Ukraine

Ukraine

2977

Sept 13 2005

Nov 9 2005

57

Cocos/Keeling Island (Australia) Mahe, Seychelles

4

Sarah Outen

GB

Serendipity

3600

April 1 2009

August 3 2009

124

Fremantle, Western Australia Mauritius
                     

5

Erden Eruc

Turkey

Around-n-Over

5523

July 13 2010

Nov 26 2010

136

Carnarvon, WA. Mahajanga, Madagascar
  March 26 2011 April 20 2011 25d Mahajanga, Madagascar

Cidade de Angoche, Mozambique

                     

6

Roz Savage

GB

Sedna

-

April 30 2011

Oct 4 2011

157

Carnarvon, WA. Mauritius
7

Emmanuel

Coindre

France

The Lady

 

Nov 30 2013
00:00GMT

Jan 25 2014
07:29:11GMT

56d 07hrs 29min
The fastest open class
(av.speed 2.38knots)

Carnarvon, WA. Reunion
                     

 Pair/Solo  E-W

1

John Williams

GB

Warrior

3935

March 24 2007

July 10 2007

107

Fremantle (West Australia) Longitude of Rodriguez Island
Glenn Edwards

Canada

3450

June 22 2007 89 picked up

 Pair  E-W

1 Guy  Watts GB Flying Ferkins 3600 April 19 2009 July 30 2009 102d 13h 40min Geraldton, Western Australia Port Louis, Mauritius
Andrew Delaney
2 James  Thysse GB Southern Cross 3600 April 19 2009 July 31 2009 103d 9h 26min Geraldton, Western Australia Port Louis, Mauritius
James Facer-Childs
3 Ben Stenning GB Indian Runner 2 3600 April 21 2011 August 14 2011 115d 7h 45min Geraldton, Western Australia Port Louis, Mauritius
James Adair
4 Laurence Grand-Clement France   3600 April 19 2012 July 13 2012 85d 2h 05min
the fastest Pair
(av.speed
1.54knots)
Geraldton, Western Australia  Mauritius
Laurence De Rancourt


Three E - W

1 Maxime Chaya Lebanon tRIO 3600 June 9 2013
00:00GMT
August 5 2013 15:49GMT 57d 15h 49min
(av.speed
2.27knots)
Geraldton, Western Australia  Mauritius
Livar Nysted Faroe Islands
Stuart Kershaw GB

 

Four E-W

1 Phil McCorry GB Bexhill Trust Challenger 3600 April 19 2009 June 26 2009
22:40GMT
68d 19h 40min
(av.speed
1.9knots)

Geraldton, Western Australia

Port Louis, Mauritius

Nick McCorry
Matt  Hellier
Ian  Allen

2

Sarah  Duff GB Pura Vida 3600 April 19 2009 July 6 2009 78 days

Geraldton, Western Australia

Port Louis, Mauritius

Fiona Waller
Jo  Jackson
Elin Haf Davis

3

Tom Wigram GB Rowing for Prostate 3600 April 19 2009 July 9 2009 81 days

Geraldton, Western Australia

Port Louis, Mauritius

Billy  Gammon NZ
Mat Hampel NZ
Pete  Staples GB

4

James Kayll GB Indian Runner 4 3600 April 21 2011
23:20GMT
July 6 2011
10:41GMT
75d 11h 21m

Geraldton, Western Australia

Port Louis, Mauritius

Edward Wells
Oliver Wells
Tom Kelly

5

Jamie Sparks GB Tiny Dancer 4090 June 30 2014  23:30GMT Sept 10 2014 14:21GMT 71 days 14h 51min
the fastest Four
(av.speed
2.07 knots)

Tantabiddi Beach, Exmouth Cape, WA.

 Mahe, Seychelles

Angus Collins
Hamish Khayat
Alex Simpson

Crew of Seven E-W

1

Cameron Bellamy South Africa Avalon 4210 June 11 2014 04:00GMT August 7 2014
14:58GMT
57d 10h 58min
Speed Record for team
(av.speed
2.65knots)

Batavia Marina, Geraldton, Western Australia

Mahe, Seychelles

Tim Spiteri Australia
Shane Ushar
Fiann  Paul Iceland
Jamie Douglas-Hamilton GB
Heather Rees-Gaunt
Leven Brown

 

Crew of Eight E-W

1

Angela Madsen USA  Aud Eamus 3600 April 28 2009 June 25 2009 15:02GMT 58d 15h 08min
(av.speed
2.23knots)
Geraldton, Western Australia Port Louis, Mauritius
Helen  Taylor GB
Bernard Fissett Belgium
Doug Tumminello USA
Brian  Flick USA
Paul Cannon GB
Ian Couch GB
Simon Chalk GB

 


 

Rows  Incomplete

Historic Oceanrows -

 

Modern Day Oceanrows -    

NO

FIRST
NAME

SURNAME

COUNTRY

BOAT

MILES

DEPART ARRIVAL

DAYS

FROM TO
                     
1 Anders Svedlund Sweden Roslagena 130 15/09/70 19/09/70 3 days Geraldton, WA. Australia --- Kalbarri (Incomplete)
2 Mick Bird USA Reach 2267 Sept 15 2000 Nov 24 2000 65 Thursday Island (Australia) Cilacap, Indonesia
3 Simon Chalk UK Elssea 111 May 15 2002 May 17 2002 2 days Kalbarri (Western Australia) --- (Rescued)
Bill Greaves
4 Mike Noel-Smith UK TRANSVenture approx. 1800 April 19 2003 June 04 2003 46days Carnarvon (Western Australia) --- (Rescued)
Rob Abernethy
5 Alexander Sinelnik Russia RUS 690 April 22 2005 May 16 2005 24days Carnarvon (Western Australia) --- (Rescued)
Sergey Sinelnik
6 Theodore Rezvoy Ukraine Ukraine 1406 August 03 2005 August 23 2005 19days Carnarvon (Western Australia) Due to injury row stopped at Cocos (Keeling) Islands
7 Alexander Sinelnik Russia RUS 100 June 16 2008 June 18 2008 2 days Carnarvon (Western Australia) rescued
Sergey Sinelnik
8 Sarah Outen GB Serendipity - March 13 2009 March 24 2009 10 days Fremantle (West Australia) returned for repairs
Towed back from
32:54.35S 115:32. 26E
9 Mick Moran GB

Hoppipolla

  April 19 2009 April 21 2009 1 day Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
10 Roger Haines GB

Dream it Do it

  April 19 2009 April 21 2009 1 day Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
Tom  Lee
11 Matt Hort Australia
 
Whatever it Takes   April 19 2009 April 22 2009 3 days Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
Andrew Taylor
Peter Tomic
David  Louw
12 Ben Steadman GB

Doing Time

April 19 2009 April 30 2009 11 days Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
Mark Davis,
13 Simon Prior GB

Old Mutual Endurance

April 19 2009 June 11 2009 53 days Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
14 Roz Savage GB

Sedna

April 12 2011 April 25 2011 13 days Fremantle, Western Australia - incomplete
15 Rob Eustace GB

2Hopes

April 13 2011 April 15 2011 2 days Geraldton, Western Australia - incomplete
16 Keith Whelan Ireland

 

May 07 2011 May 19 2011 12 days Geraldton, WA. returned due to adverse weather
17 Keith Whelan Ireland

 

June 4 2011 June 7 2011 3 days Abrolhos Islands, WA. - incomplete, rescued
18 Ralph Tuijn Netherlands

Me Inc

  June 28 2012 July 3 2012 4d 21hrs
45min
Geraldton, WA. - incomplete
 returned
19 Ralph Tuijn Netherlands

Me Inc

  August 1 2012 October 8 2012 68 days Geraldton, WA.  Stopped at Cocos Island to resume the row the next year.
May 5 2013 May 30 2013 25 days Cocos Island - incomplete
20 James Ketchell GB James Lewis   May 18, 2015 May 19, 2015  1 d  Geraldton, WA. -returned for repairs
Ashley Wilson
21 James Ketchell GB James Lewis 250 July 3, 2015 July 8, 2015  4d 23hrs  Geraldton, WA. incomplete; rescued
Ashley Wilson
 

 

 


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